The 17th China-ASEAN Expo Bulletin

The China-ASEAN Expo (CAEXPO) is co-sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce of China and its counterparts in the 10 ASEAN member states as well as the ASEAN Secretariat, and is organized by the People’s Government of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Held annually in Nanning and having successfully concluded for 16 sessions so far, the CAEXPO has grown into an event of special international influence, playing a vital role in promoting friendly cooperation between China and ASEAN and implementing the Belt and Road Initiative.

(1)Trade in Goods
(2) Investment Cooperation
(3) Advanced Technology
  • Artificial intelligence (AI), advanced manufacturing, smart cities, innovative technology in health industry, ASEAN innovative science and technology
(4) Trade in Services
  • Financial services: RMB settlement, credit insurance, credit loans and other corporate finance services, FinTech, internet finance, finance for environmental protection, block chain service forcross-border finance and other financial innovations
  • Tourism services: city images, tourism cooperation projects, tourism information consulting
  • Talent services: achievements of Chinese and overseas talents in innovation and entrepreneurship
(5) Cities of Charm
  • For the 11 representative cities chosen as Cities of Charm of China and the 10 ASEAN countries, promotion campaigns and city-to-city networking events will be arranged during the fair period.
  • City of Charm of China for the 17th CAEXPO: Guiyang (capital of Guizhou province).
Major Sideline Programs & Events
1. Country of Honor
  • Lao PDR
  • Opening ceremony of Laos pavilion of city of charm
  • Promotion conference
  • Roundtable talks between Lao leaders and entrepreneurs
2. Special Partner Country
  • Promotion conference
3. Sideline High-end Conferences and Forums
  • The 8th China-ASEAN Forum on Technology Transfer and Collaborative Innovation
  • The 15th China-ASEAN Culture Forum
  • China-ASEAN Environmental Cooperation Forum
  • The 12th China-ASEAN Summit Forum on Financial Cooperation and Development
  • The 6th China-ASEAN Statistics Forum
  • The 10thASEAN Plus Three Food Security Roundtable Meeting
  • The 3rd China-ASEAN Health Cooperation Forum
  • China-ASEAN Red Cross & Red CrescentFraternity Forum
  • The 7th China-ASEAN Logistics Cooperation Forum
  • China-ASEAN Trademark & Brand Forum
  • The 13th China-ASEAN Think Tank Strategic Dialogue Forum
  • The 3rd China-ASEAN Meteorological Cooperation Forum
  • The 4th China-ASEAN Information Harbor Forum
  • The 6th China-ASEAN Insurance Cooperation & Development Forum
  • The 5th China-ASEAN Business Leaders’ Forum
  • China-ASEAN Talents Forum 2020
  • The 14th China-ASEAN Forum on Social Development and Poverty Reduction
  • The 5th China-ASEAN Agricultural Cooperation Forum
  • China-ASEAN Mining Cooperation Forum & Promotion Conference 2020
  • The 6th China-ASEAN Fiscal and Taxation Cooperation Forum
4.Trade and Investment Promotion Programs
    Pavilion of Commodity Trade
  • Sourcing conferences of ASEAN products
  • Sourcing conferences for international buyers
  • B2B meetings on building materials, food processing and packaging machinery, electric power equipment and new sources of energy, electronics and environment protection equipment, etc.
  • B2B meetings for Vietnamese buyers
  • China-Malaysia B2B Meeting
  • E-commerce B2B Meeting
  • Exhibitors’ Rostrums
  • Pavilion of Investment Cooperation
  • CAEXPO Roundtable Meeting on Investment Cooperation
  • Promotion Conference on ASEAN Industrial Parks
  • China-ASEAN Infrastructures Cooperation Forum
  • Networking with Chinese Economic and Commercial Counselors in ASEAN countries
  • China-ASEAN B2B Meeting on Tourism
  • CAEXPO Investment & Fundraising Seminar
  • Investment promotion seminars of the 10 ASEAN member countries
  • Investment promotion conferences of the CAEXPO Special Partner Country
  • Investment promotion conferences of major Chinese provinces and cities
  • Projects signing ceremonies
  • Investment seminars of major industrial parks
  • Pavilion of Advanced Technology
  • China-ASEAN Technology Matching Seminar
  • Pavilion of Trade in Services
  • Seminar on Overseas Talents Innovations and Entrepreneurship & Project Presentations
  • Meetings between banks and Chinese companies investing in ASEAN countries
  • During non-fair period
  • Investing in Laos Seminar (March)
  • Survey trips to Lao PDR (May)
  • Investing in Brunei Darussalam Seminar (June)

(Remarks: Not all these forums or events will take place concurrently with The 17th CAEXPO. Updated information will be released at the CAEXPO official website.)


  • November 27-30

Exhibition Arrangement

  • Nanning International Convention & Exhibition Center (NICEC)
  • Exhibition Space: 104,000 m2
  • Address: No.106, Minzu Avenue
  • Guangxi Convention & Exhibition Center for Agriculture (for the 17th CAEXPO Agriculture Exhibition )
  • Exhibition Area: 20,000 m2, Halls C1 and C3
  • Address: No.88, Changhong Road
  • Featured Exhibits: green agro-based products and foodstuffs, fishery products, tea, ASEAN coffee and foodstuffs, e-commerce in agriculture.
  • 3. Nanning China South City Halls A & B (for the 17th CAEXPO Light Industry Exhibition)
  • Exhibition Area: 10,000 m2, Halls A and B
  • Address: No.56, Shajing Avenue
  • Featured Exhibits: consumer goods, arts and crafts, toys, leisure and sporting products.

China-ASEAN Expo Secretariat

No. 18 Huizhan Road, Qingxiu District, Nanning, Guangxi , P.R. China